Gerard Dummer (1976) has been a PhD candidate since 1 December 2017 within the Didactics research group of Science and Technology Education. He is conducting research into the development of a learning continuity pathway for programming devices for the upper grades of primary education.
His research examines which tasks, problem situations and contents are relevant, which course material and instructional approaches are suitable, which end-level can be achieved, how this can be measured, and what knowledge and skills this requires of the teacher. To this end, he will further examine the application of computational thinking.
Fields of expertise
- Computational thinking
- Programming in primary education
- Digital literacy